Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.
Posted 03/24 · 07:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
The results of the 2014 GS1 US Standards Usage Survey show that apparel and general merchandise manufacturers and retailers are using item level Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled radio frequency identification (RFID) to enhance inventory visibility and respond to consumer demands for omni-channel options.
Posted 03/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
Our consulting team defines the key concepts of inventory management and elaborate on the decisions and cross-functional collaboration required to be more effective.
Posted 01/16 · 02:53 PM · MMH Editorial
Omni-channel solutions provide full inventory visibility for stores and warehouses, manage the pick-and-pack functions within the store and contain the routing logic that determines the appropriate fulfillment location.
Posted 01/01 · 08:37 AM · MMH Editorial
Goods-to-person and made-to-order methodologies enable speedy assembly and fulfillment.
Posted 11/01 · 02:09 PM · SCMR Editorial
While most retailers focus on the inventory that is visible in their stores and distribution centers, too few pay attention to the hidden costs of high inventory.
Posted 10/20 · 03:27 PM · SCMR Editorial
Some offshoring trends are also presenting new challenges
Posted 09/11 · 01:18 PM · MMH Editorial
As direct fulfillment volume grows, small adjustments can prevent bottlenecks and postpone large investments.
Posted 09/01 · 08:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
Intel has always had superlative internal supply chain processes within its vertically integrated operations. But until recently, the same could not be said of one of its business units that outsourced to subcontractors around the world. In fact, the ad hoc nature of that unit’s supply chain interactions posed a threat to its competitiveness. Here’s how a determined team championed a powerful supply chain collaboration model that is getting real results—and that is now being rolled out across the company.
Posted 09/01 · 11:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Access to real-time demand and inventory data gives a more accurate picture of customer needs. But for real operational improvements, data is only one part of a strategy. Processes should be part of the focus too.
Posted 09/01 · 07:08 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Ed Frazelle about inventory strategy.